Energy, Infrastructure & Transport

Our energy, infrastructure and transport department offers full service to both private and public sector clients in the infrastructure and transport businesses, energy and resource companies and utilities, whether as active or passive investors and intermediaries in those areas.

We are able to provide comprehensive service to clients with a focus on energy regulation, energy trading and derivatives, environmental law, dispute resolution and arbitration, projects and corporate finance. We have considerable experience in helping clients in the electricity, oil and gas sectors, both upstream and downstream, as well as in the water, sewage, mining and minerals industries.

Our energy, infrastructure and transport practice commonly advises on:

  • regulatory, licensing and price control issues
  • project financing
  • private and public M&A transactions
  • long and short term trading contracts
  • PPP matters
  • transport and logistics
  • highway construction
  • utilities infrastructure
  • power plant projects
  • renewable and clean energy and technology projects
  • acquisition of land, buildings, and zoning development
  • industry state aid

Recent transactions & assignments:

Acquisition of Cargo Wagon, a.s., together with a large railcars fleet from the state-owned company ZSSK Cargo by VTG GROUP

Representing Slovenské elektrárne, a.s. in connection with production and sale of electricity as well as construction of Mochovce nuclear power plant and nuclear decommissioning

Advising Bratislavská vodárenská spoločnosť, a.s. (Bratislava Water Company) in connection day-to-day operation and regulatory issues, including in-depth analysis of unauthorized water use and respective damages to the client

Creation of strategic transshipment joint-venture between large local logistics company and Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a.s. for construction of the railway wagon transshipment center using latest state-of-the-art wagon handling and defreezing technology in the region of Čierna nad Tisou where the largest Slovak rail transportation hub is located